French: Synallaxe de Coursen German: Langschwanz-Dickichtschlüpfer Spanish: Pijuí de Apurímac
Bosque Ampay (Abancay), 9000 feet [c. 2740 m], Apurímac, Peru
C Peruvian Andes in upper R Apurímac Valley (Apurímac).
17–18 cm; 15 g. Has dark grey forehead and face slightly tinged brownish, paler supercilium behind eye; hindcrown and hindneck dark rufous, back to uppertail-coverts... read more
Most frequent vocalization a sharp “ka-kwééék”, often repeated,... read more
Dense undergrowth at edge of semi-humid forest (Podocarpus hermsianus), second growth,... read more
Food and feeding
Arthropods. Forages usually in pairs, in understorey. Gleans items from foliage and small branches in undergrowth, occasionally up to 3 m... read more
Virtually nothing known. Birds with large gonads in Dec; immatures seen in Mar.
Status and conservation
VULNERABLE. Restricted-range species: present in Peruvian High Andes EBA. Common to rare in appropriate habitat, but has tiny range of only 36 km². Total population... read more
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